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upgather

[uhp-gath -er] /ʌpˈgæð ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to gather up or together:
to upgather information.
Origin of upgather
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; up- + gather
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  • upgathered and rolled away, like storm-winds from the sea, they had left a shining and a festal wave for love to venture on.

    The Testing of Diana Mallory

    Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Dropping her head to her upgathered knees, her body rocking stormily, moaning a little, she broke off.

    Wolf Breed

    Jackson Gregory
  • With suddenness the fog parted, was upgathered with swiftness by the great golden sun.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston

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